Tags: Ministry of Power

Share of renewables in energy mix came down from 11.4 to 10.7 per cent in Q2

According to the latest edition of  CEEW Centre for Energy Finance’s quarterly Market Handbook, share of renewable energy  in the energy mix decreased marginally from 11.4 per cent in Q2 FY20 to 10.7 per cent in Q2 FY21. A prominent reason for the decline was the unseasonable and sharp reduction in wind speeds in resource-rich […]

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Dismissing canards against power reforms, R K Singh says making sector viable only challenge left

Brushing aside canards being spread by certain lobbies against reforms, Power Minister R K Singh on Friday said the only challenge left is to make the sector viable through efforts like amendments in the Electricity Act and revising tariff policy. “India is a power surplus nation. We are well connected (in terms of power transmission). […]

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India, Denmark signs MOU for cooperation in the power sector

The Ministry of Power, Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark signed MoU to  develop a strong, deep and long-term co-operation between two countries in the power sector on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit. The MoU was signed between the two countries on 5th […]

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Pan-India Real Time Market in electricity launched, joins the league of few global markets having RTM

The Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), R. K. Singh launched pan-India Real Time Market in electricity through video conference in New Delhi. This has placed Indian electricity market amongst a league of few electricity markets in the world, which have real time […]

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MNRE operating though e-office from home amid coronavirus lockdown

The MNRE has been working through e-office from home amid the coronavirus lockdown imposed as a precaution to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Besides the movement of files and notings online, review meetings are also taking place through video conferencing. “RK Singh, Minister for New and Renewable Energy, also took review meetings […]

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INSPIRE 2019 inaugurated, recognizes five ground-breaking innovations in clean energy & energy efficiency

With a vision to create a conducive environment that direct and nurture innovation in India and successfully advances its role in the global energy transition, the fourth edition of the International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2019) kicked off in Mumbai, today. The two-day symposium is being organised by Energy […]

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ISUW 2019 to be inaugurated by AK Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power on March 13

Upcoming Conference and Exhibition on Smart Energy, Smart Grid and Smart Cities India Smart Utility Week (ISUW 2019) organized by India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is scheduled from 12th – 16th March 2019, New Delhi, India.  ISUW 2019 is supported by Ministries of Power, New and Renewable Energy, Science and Technology, External Affairs, Heavy Industries, Environment Forest and Climate Change, Water Resources […]

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NTPC Targets 268 BU Power Generation for the Year 2018-19

NTPC, India’s largest power generating company is aiming at generating 268 billion units (BU) of electricity during the fiscal year 2018-19, under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NTPC and Ministry of Power in New Delhi. Revenue from Operations is targeted at Rs 85,500 Crore. Parameters related to financial performance, improvement in operational efficiency, […]

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